The Bootlegger

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Penguin Group USA, 2014 - Fiction - 403 pages
95 Reviews
Detective Isaac Bell returns in the extraordinary new adventure in the #1 New York Times–bestselling series.
 
It is 1920, and both Prohibition and bootlegging are in full swing. When Isaac Bell’s boss and lifelong friend Joseph Van Dorn is shot and nearly killed leading the high-speed chase of a rum-running vessel, Bell swears to him that he will hunt down the lawbreakers, but he doesn’t know what he is getting into. When a witness to Van Dorn’s shooting is executed in a ruthlessly efficient manner invented by the Russian secret police, it becomes clear that these are no ordinary criminals. Bell is up against a team of Bolshevik assassins and saboteurs—and they are intent on overthrowing the government of the United States.

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Typical Clive Cussler--lots of action, easy to read. - Goodreads
Lots of action, some interesting plot surprises. - Goodreads
The authors' fleet prose makes reading a joy. - Goodreads
A change of pace book for me. - Goodreads

Review: The Bootlegger (Isaac Bell #7)

User Review  - Ian Allan - Goodreads

Every time I read a Cussler book now I swear it's going to be the last one. They're all the same. I've read all seven of the Isaac Bells. First one I thought was a 5-star masterpiece. Awesome ... Read full review

Review: The Bootlegger (Isaac Bell #7)

User Review  - Preston - Goodreads

Isaac Bell saves the day again. Great descriptions of the COMINTERN and gangsters. Relevant to today - Ever since the founding of the United States, there have been others (nations, state-sponsored ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Clive Cussler is the author of many New York Times bestsellers, most recently Zero Hour, The Mayan Secrets, and Mirage. He lives in Arizona.
 
Justin Scott’s novels include The Shipkiller and Normandie Triangle; the Ben Abbott detective series; and modern sea thrillers published under his pen name, Paul Garrison. He is the coauthor with Clive Cussler of five previous Isaac Bell novels. He lives in Connecticut.

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